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Conversations with Friends: Why a true fan of a book will never watch the TV adaptation

TV writers, take note: leave the really good books alone, please. Find your own stories

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I am so determined not to repeat my mistake with ‘Conversations With Friends’ (BBC)

I am so determined not to repeat my mistake with ‘Conversations With Friends’ (BBC)

I am so determined not to repeat my mistake with ‘Conversations With Friends’ (BBC)

Let me start with a disclaimer, though in fact the disclaimer forms the centre of this entire piece: I haven’t watched any of the new BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends. But that’s the point – I don’t want to.

Why? Well, I loved the book, you see.


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